Tamarind (Leguminosae) derived from Africa. Tamarind generally thrives in tropical areas. Containing tamarind flavor is acidic tatrat acid, malic acid, citric acid, succinic acid, and acetic acid. Almost all parts of the tamarind has benefits. People often consume a mixture of tamarind for cooking, such as bacem, seasoning stir, put in a sour vegetable, or fish to fry.
Tamarind useful to smooth bowel movement, improve blood circulation, reducing menstrual pain, eliminate vaginal discharge, body slimming, prevent hair loss, and so on. Fruit acid can also be used to clean items made of metal and brass. Acid leaves can be launched while defecating and relieving pain. Flavonoid contained in tamarind leaves are as anti-inflammatory, helps remove sweat, and relieve pain.
Research says that estrak tamarind seeds have strong anti-bacterial, especially against bacteria E. Coli. From research conducted in Surabaya known that carrying herbs containing tamarind experience less contamination with bacteria. Tamarind drinks also been shown to boost immunity. Tamarind in calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, vitamin B1, and vitamin C.